Around Town

Posted: Tuesday, June 10, 2003


Valley Toastmasters meeting, every Tuesday, 6:10 a.m., Henry's. Details: Jim, 789-3074.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 8 a.m., Juneau Senior Center, 895 W. 12th Street. TOPS is a nonprofit weight-loss support group. Details: Betty, 364-2937.

Pipeline Skateboard and In-line Skate Clinic, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Pipeline Skate Park, 2400 Mendenhall Loop Road. For youth ages 6-15. Cost $15. Details: 586-2635.

Life Ring, a support group for women, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, Cathedral of the Nativity basement, Fifth and Gold streets. Lunch is provided, all are welcome. Details: Cathedral of the Nativity, 586-1513.

Faith-based weight loss support group, noon, Northern Light United Church. Details: 789-0320.

CBJ Assembly Planning and Policy Committee meeting, noon, Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Beth, 586-5278.

Quilting Circle, noon-4 p.m. every Tuesday, Valley Senior Center. Sponsored by the Quilting Resource Center. Details: Betty, 789-7236.

Juneau People for Peace and Justice paper crane folding for the 4th of July, 1-3 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. They also meet 5:15-6:30 p.m. at Northern Light United Church. Details: KJ, 586-6738.

JDHS Teen Health Clinics, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Zach Gordon Youth Center. Teens must have parental consent forms signed. Details: 586-2635.

Housing First monthly board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Northern Lights United Church. The public is invited. Details: 463-1276.

American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Captains' meeting, 5:30 p.m., Parkshore Clubhouse. Details: Cheri, 723-5054.

Juneau Drum Dancers, 6 p.m. every Tuesday, Cedar Park Recreation Hall. Details: 586-3347.

Cribbage, 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, Juneau Senior Center. Details: 463-6175.

Wednesday, June 11

Day of Quilting, Sewing and Good Fellowship, 10 a.m., every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief. Details: 586-2380.

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., downtown library. Details: 586-5303.

Native Issues Forum about subsistence, 11:30 a.m., ANB Hall, 320 W. Willoughby Ave. Open to the public. Details: Dana, 463-7105.

"Good Grief Walk" at Perseverance Trail sponsored by Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, noon-1 p.m., meet at Hospice and Home Care of Juneau office, 419 Sixth St. Details: Mary, 463-6134.

Foster Care Orientation, noon-2 p.m., Alaska Foster Parenting Training Center, 3032 Vintage Blvd. No. 102, across from Safeway. Sponsored by the state and the Alaska Foster Parent Training Center. Details: Candice, 465-3740.

American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Committee meeting, 5:30 p.m., DIPAC conference room. Details: Tuula, 789-3826.

English as a Second Language Class, 5:30-7 p.m., SERRC Adult Education Center at 210 Ferry Way. Details: 586-5718.

"Family to Family," a class for families of people with mental illness provided by Polaris House/NAMI Juneau, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 170 Anka St. Details: Sky, 780-6775.

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Thursday, June 12

Juneau Gastineau Rotary Club weekly meeting, 7 a.m., The Prospector Hotel. Details: 789-4354.

Trail of Time guided hikes, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Details: 789-6635.

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5303.

"Finish the Job: Yes for High Schools" meeting, noon-1 p.m., Bill Ray Center's upstairs conference room. A citizens committee supporting passage of the educational bonds on the June 3 special election ballot. Details: Betsy, 586-2817.

Baby-Parent Time, noon-1:30 p.m., Bartlett Regional Hospital administration building classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old.

Kids Bead Circle, 4-6 p.m., Spirit Beads, 217 Fifth St. Details: 463-3220.

Juneau-Douglas Little Theater annual meeting, 6:15 p.m., downtown library. Open to anyone interested in the revitalization and future of the Juneau-Douglas Little Theater. Details: Mary Lou, 780-4340.

Pre-course Lifeguard Training Session, 6:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Pool. Sponsored by Augustus Brown Pool and the American Red Cross. Bring a suit and be prepared to take a swimming test. Session is mandatory to take Lifeguard Training Class. Details: 586-5325.

Parks and Recreation final planning meeting for Amalga Meadows, 7-9 p.m., City Hall Room 224. Details: 586-5226.

Adult Bead Circle, 7-9 p.m., Fireweed Place, 415 Willoughby. Details: 463-3220.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 7 p.m., 8445 Duran St. TOPS is a nonprofit weight loss support group. Details: Susan, 790-3422.

Friday, June 13

Water Walking, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Augustus Brown Swimming Pool. Low-impact water exercise class. Details: 586-5325.

Storytime and crafts, 11 a.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: 586-5303.

Tlingit and Haida Indians of the City and Borough of Juneau bingo, 7:30 p.m., 3235 Hospital Dr. Details: Danielle, 463-5680 or 463-5690.

Polaris House Snack & a Movie Friday, 7:30-10 p.m., 1705 Anka St., on the Gastineau Human Services campus. Free. Details: 780-6775.

Around Town is a listing of local nonprofit events. To be included, notices should be dropped off at 3100 Channel Drive. They can also be faxed to 586-3028 or e-mailed to the newsroom clerk at Deadline is noon two days prior to the event.

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